Returning to Bergson and Duration, TIL about the strange case of Paul Lynds, who wrote a physics paper hailed as revolutionary in 2003 but turned out to be precisely Bergson’s ideas. Was it a copy or was it a rediscovery? I don’t know yet, but it made worldwide press at the time. https://arxiv.org/abs/physics/0310055 * * I also learned that “Gilles Deleuze was profoundly influenced by Bergson’s theory of duration, particularly in his work Cinema 1: The Movement Image in which he described cinema as providing people with continuity of movement (duration) rather than still images strewn together.” which I’ll also follow up on

Returning to Bergson and Duration, TIL about the strange case of Paul Lynds, who wrote a physics paper hailed as revolutionary in 2003 but turned out to be precisely Bergson’s ideas.
 
Was it a copy or was it a rediscovery? I don’t know yet, but it made worldwide press at the time.
https://arxiv.org/abs/physics/0310055 *
 
* I also learned that “Gilles Deleuze was profoundly influenced by Bergson’s theory of duration, particularly in his work Cinema 1: The Movement Image in which he described cinema as providing people with continuity of movement (duration) rather than still images strewn together.” which I’ll also follow up on
 

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